Obama Dreams of Space, But Where's the Money for a Mars Expedition?

During the State of the Union address, President Obama said stirring things about human spaceflight and the future. But these are the same dreams we've been talking about for years, and without more funding for NASA these dreams will fizzle instead of coming true. » 1/20/15 8:40pm 1/20/15 8:40pm

Here's Why You Should Be Excited About The James Webb Space Telescope

Peter Cullen, voice of Optimus Prime, recently lent his legendary voice to a slick animated introduction to the successor of the ridiculously prolific Hubble Telescope, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. But Cullen's velvety voice is far from the only reason to be excited about JWST. » 6/21/14 2:00pm 6/21/14 2:00pm

The deepest view of the Universe ever captured is truly overwhelming

The universe is vast, seemingly infinite thing, and the Hubble Telescope is here with the latest reminder of that fact in the form of eye candy. This is the first photo from NASA's Frontier Fields project, and it's the deepest we've ever seen into space. » 1/08/14 3:50pm 1/08/14 3:50pm

Citizen Scientists Discover Pulsars in Deep Space

While your computer is running idle, it could be finding new pulsars and black holes in deep space—just like the computers of three volunteers running a program called Einstein@Home. » 8/12/10 8:20pm 8/12/10 8:20pm